Kenneth Reynolds Jette Jr. died Feb. 21. He was 77.

Mr. Jette was born May 14, 1935, in Portland. He graduated from Columbia Preparatory and the University of Portland with a bachelor’s degree in history. He worked with the U.S. Postal Service in the early 1960s and retired in 2009 after more than 45 years as a clerk in downtown Portland. He married Eileen Willett in 1965; they divorced 1990

He is survived by son, Hazen; daughters, Catherine and Melinda; brother, Dennis; one nephew; two nieces, Erin and Kelly Niles-Yokum; and two grandchildren.

Services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Christ the King Church in Milwaukie. Rosary at 10:30 a.m., funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Memorial donations can be made to the Oregon Postal Workers Union College Scholarship, P.O. 5254, Salem, OR 97304 or Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers Scholarship, c/o Reggie Burke, 7810 SE 267th, Gresham, OR 97080.